Nigeria Vs Algeria Without any friendly game, this is how Rohr is preparing for crunch clash

Ahead of the clash, Rohr says he has only been able to assess his players just by watching them play for their clubs.

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Gernot Rohr play Gernot Rohr speaks on his preparation for Algeria clash (Twitter/NFF)
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Without a friendly match to assess his players, Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has revealed how he is preparing for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Algeria.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Algeria on Saturday, November 12 in Uyo.

Ahead of the clash, Rohr says he has only been able to assess his players just by watching them play for their clubs.

Gernot Rohr and Victor Ikpeba play Gernot Rohr says he has been only to assess his players from watching them play for their clubs (Twitter/NFF)

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The preparation has been to look at our players in their clubs because we cannot play any friendly match,” Rohr told CAF’s official website.

We have to analyse the matches and we also have to keep eyes on our players because we have started building a new team with many young players. It was good we have two wins after two matches (Tanzania and Zambia) which are good for our confidence but there is still a lot of work to do.”

Algeria were held to a 1-1 disappointing draw at home by Cameroon in the opening round of the qualifiers and Rohr believes the North Africans will be a tough challenge.

Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho play Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho celebrate a goal in the 2-1 win over Zambia (Twitter)

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I believe all the games in this group will be difficult to win because all the four teams are very strong,” the German coach said.

Algeria which is the number one team in Africa must be disappointed for dropping points at home against Cameroon.

They will come to Uyo very well prepared against us. So mathematically, it was a good operation for us that we won in Ndola; and we are the only teams that have three points after the first round of matches.”

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